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The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chanced upon visiting this crocodile park maintained by the Tamil Nadu government. They have the most amazing and wide species of crocodiles that you can see within their open dwellings. From the gharials to Indus crocs to iguanas and even a pair of anacondas on...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited this institute as part of helping my kid understand about crocodiles. I had visited this when I was very young and returning to it brought back great memories. The understanding provided through lectures and feeding of the crocodiles was very useful. In our...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank iamsvs
Reviewed 10 August 2019

I have visited many crocodile parks in south India and this one at Chennai seems to be the best one, in terms of the number of crocodiles and the way the park is set up.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank tg_george
Reviewed 9 August 2019 via mobile

You will see all species of crocodiles aligators ghariyals and caymens. Also snakes . Well kept place with a stock full of Crocs . Hard to believe they are real but one moves you can feel the rush . There are so many of them...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bhattji_official
Reviewed 8 August 2019

When driver stopped the vehicle infront of the gate , we were not so excited . Once we purchase tickets and went inside , we could not believe our eyes . So many reptiles mainly crocodile of different varieties and species . We saw some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 18 June 2019 via mobile

We went with low expectations and absolutely loved the Madras Crocodile sanctuary. Fun, informative and exciting with animals kept in seemingly respectful conditions. We loved watching the crocodiles being fed especially!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 10 June 2019

It is situated right on the main road ..You cant miss it. It was started herpetologist and wildlife activist Romulus 'Rom' Whitaker. They have multiple species of crocodiles present and snakes as well. Visited in June. Most of the park is shaded. There is also...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank GlennSym
MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2019

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are glad you found the place fun and informative. We conduct various programs for kids and adults. Please visit our FB page for more details on the events. Look forward to your visit soon!

Reviewed 10 June 2019

A vast area; a large number of species,--all in the "pink " of health.( their skin will not show this) All live in surroundings made as natural as possible.Interesting_a (very ) few have been "adopted " by persons / corporates.Wish this culture increases.Good sign boards;...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Passport648127
MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, responded to this reviewResponded 18 June 2019

Hi sir, Thank you for your review and also noticing our adoption programs. We are delighted that you had a great​ visit! The restrooms are towards the right when you enter the park. Regarding guides and parking, I shall notify my team.

Reviewed 1 June 2019 via mobile

I didn't know so many breeds of crocodiles existed before visiting this place. Even the number of crocodiles are overwhelming. However visit this place on a cloudy day as it is an all open park and can uncomfortable to cover entirely in Chennai heat. There...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2019

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are glad you found the place to be fun and informative.

Reviewed 31 May 2019 via mobile

I visited this place with my friends last week. Here so many crocodile are there. So may Big and small crocodiles are there

Date of experience: May 2019
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MadrasCrocodileBank, Public Relations Manager at The Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2019

Hi, Thank you for your review. We are delighted that you had a wonderful​ visit!

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Response from shuvozworld | Reviewed this property |
There are some local bus service available from Chennai to Mahabalipuram. Also auto's run on this route. Not sure of the fare and timings as I was travelling in a rental car.
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Tuesday 9am–5pm Wednesday 9am–5pm Thursday 9am–5pm Friday 9am–5pm Saturday 9am–5pm Sunday 9am–5pm Monday Closed
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